B Muller

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Publications

  1. pmc Pro-atrial natriuretic peptide is a prognostic marker in sepsis, similar to the APACHE II score: an observational study
    Nils G Morgenthaler
    Research Department, BRAHMS AG, Biotechnology Center, Hennigsdorf Berlin, Germany
    Crit Care 9:R37-45. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcitonin precursors are reliable markers of sepsis in a medical intensive care unit
    B Muller
    Division of Medical Intensive Care, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 28:977-83. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Disordered calcium homeostasis of sepsis: association with calcitonin precursors
    B Muller
    University Hospitals, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 30:823-31. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin: how a hormone became a marker and mediator of sepsis
    B Muller
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 131:595-602. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint [Weight loss cures advertised in the media: only quackery?]
    B Muller
    Abteilung für Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Klinische Ernährung, Departement Innere Medizin, Universitätskliniken Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:279-83. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of pro-atrial natriuretic peptide in lower respiratory tract infections
    B Muller
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Intern Med 260:568-76. 2006
  7. pmc Predicting mortality with pneumonia severity scores: importance of model recalibration to local settings
    P Schuetz
    University Hospital Basel, Department of Internal Medicine, Basel, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1628-37. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers in respiratory tract infections: diagnostic guides to antibiotic prescription, prognostic markers and mediators
    M Christ-Crain
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 30:556-73. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Prognostic value of procalcitonin in Legionella pneumonia
    J Haeuptle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:55-60. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Spontaneous hypoglycemia in meningitis]
    S Pirovino
    Medizinische Klinik A und Abteilung Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Klinische Ernährung, Universitätskliniken Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:428-30. 2004

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Publications20

  1. pmc Pro-atrial natriuretic peptide is a prognostic marker in sepsis, similar to the APACHE II score: an observational study
    Nils G Morgenthaler
    Research Department, BRAHMS AG, Biotechnology Center, Hennigsdorf Berlin, Germany
    Crit Care 9:R37-45. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Calcitonin precursors are reliable markers of sepsis in a medical intensive care unit
    B Muller
    Division of Medical Intensive Care, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 28:977-83. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Disordered calcium homeostasis of sepsis: association with calcitonin precursors
    B Muller
    University Hospitals, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 30:823-31. 2000
    ..Hypocalcemia and increased serum levels of calcitonin precursors are common in critically ill patients, especially in those with sepsis. We investigated calcium homeostasis in such patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin: how a hormone became a marker and mediator of sepsis
    B Muller
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 131:595-602. 2001
    ..The aim of this review is to describe this metamorphosis of an endocrine hormone to a new class of hormokine mediators in infectious diseases...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Weight loss cures advertised in the media: only quackery?]
    B Muller
    Abteilung für Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Klinische Ernährung, Departement Innere Medizin, Universitätskliniken Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 92:279-83. 2003
    ..This review summarizes the major areas of consensus and controversy concerning the health implications of obesity and weight loss and suggests novel directions for treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Circulating levels of pro-atrial natriuretic peptide in lower respiratory tract infections
    B Muller
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Intern Med 260:568-76. 2006
    ..To analyse the mid region of plasma N-terminal pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (MR-proANP) levels in patients with lower respiratory tract infections to evaluate its prognostic use for the severity of disease and outcome...
  7. pmc Predicting mortality with pneumonia severity scores: importance of model recalibration to local settings
    P Schuetz
    University Hospital Basel, Department of Internal Medicine, Basel, Switzerland
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1628-37. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers in respiratory tract infections: diagnostic guides to antibiotic prescription, prognostic markers and mediators
    M Christ-Crain
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 30:556-73. 2007
    ..In several animal models the modulation and neutralisation of hormokines during infection was shown to improve survival, and thus might open new treatment options for severe infections, especially of the respiratory tract...
  9. doi request reprint Prognostic value of procalcitonin in Legionella pneumonia
    J Haeuptle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:55-60. 2009
    ..5 had a significantly higher risk of death and/or ICU admission (log rank p = 0.003) during the hospital stay. In patients with CAP due to Legionella, PCT levels on admission might be an interesting predictor for adverse medical outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Spontaneous hypoglycemia in meningitis]
    S Pirovino
    Medizinische Klinik A und Abteilung Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Klinische Ernährung, Universitätskliniken Basel
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:428-30. 2004
  11. doi request reprint Increase in high molecular weight adiponectin by bariatric surgery-induced weight loss
    P Linscheid
    Department of Research, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:1266-70. 2008
    ..To determine the changes in adiponectin multimers upon marked weight loss...
  12. doi request reprint Metformin induces glucose uptake in human preadipocyte-derived adipocytes from various fat depots
    M Fischer
    Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Diabetes Obes Metab 12:356-9. 2010
    ..In adipocytes, metformin seems to induce glucose uptake independent of insulin suggesting an alternative mechanism of action of this drug...
  13. doi request reprint Anterior pituitary axis hormones and outcome in acute ischaemic stroke
    S Neidert
    Department of Endocrinology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Intern Med 269:420-32. 2011
    ..We therefore evaluated the prognostic value of cortisol, triiodothyronine (T3), free thyroxine (fT4), thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and growth hormone (GH) in patients with an acute ischaemic stroke...
  14. doi request reprint Procalcitonin and other biomarkers to improve assessment and antibiotic stewardship in infections--hope for hype?
    Philipp Schuetz
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:318-26. 2009
    ..Future intervention studies must prove if these biomarkers indeed improve clinical decision making and thus the overall medical management of patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Basal TSH levels compared with TRH-stimulated TSH levels to diagnose different degrees of TSH suppression: diagnostic and therapeutic impact of assay performance
    M Christ-Crain
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, University Hospitals, Petersgraben, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 32:931-7. 2002
    ..We therefore re-evaluated the diagnostic value of basal and thyrotrop in TRH-stimulated serum TSH measurements using TSH assays with different sensitivities...
  16. doi request reprint Different strategies to overcome the effect of carbimazole on high- and low-dose radioiodine therapy: results from continuous dose-effect models
    M A Walter
    Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:51-7. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Impact of concomitant thyroid pathology on preoperative workup for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Oleg Heizmann
    Allgemeinchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Spitalstr 21, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Med Res 14:37-41. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study is to evaluate the value of MIP in respect to coexisting thyroid findings and their impact on preoperative workup for primary hyperparathyroidism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of infectious disease on plasma lipids and their diagnostic significance in critical illness
    S Lüthold
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:573-9. 2007
    ..It also aims to determine the value of plasma lipid routine measurements in the diagnosis of infection in critical illness in comparison to markers of infection and acute phase reactants...
  19. ncbi request reprint Calcitonin gene-related peptide expression in sepsis: postulation of microbial infection-specific response elements within the calcitonin I gene promoter
    V S Domenech
    Department of Research Medicine, University Hospitals, Basel, Switzerland
    J Investig Med 49:514-21. 2001
    ..This new form of endocrine plasticity may be of importance in the response to systemic inflammation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Presymptomatic thyroidectomy in multiple endocrine neoplasia 2a
    O Heizmann
    Departement Chirurgie, Allgemeinchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsspital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:98-102. 2006
    ..To evaluate the value of prophylactic total thyroidectomy in multiple endocrine neoplasia 2a (MEN 2a), based on results of genetic testing, in a presymptomatic early stage of the disease...